Alpine Currant - Green Mound
Clean Green Mound
Green Mound Alpine Currant, Ribes alpinum 'Green Mound', leafs out in early spring and has clean, dark green foliage throughout the summer.
Green Mound creates a beautiful low maintenance hedge with its disease resistant foliage. Green Mound is a mounding, compact, dense, spineless, deciduous shrub that grows to 3-4 feet tall and 2-3 feet wide.
The species is a dioecious shrub which requires both male and female plants for fruit production (an inedible, scarlet berry). Green Mound is a male cultivar which does not bear fruit.
Grow this plant in sun or shade with normal to moist soil. It is a tough and hardy dwarf shrub that adapts well to urban conditions and makes an excellent small hedge. It is hardy from the cooler zone 2 to the mild zone 7.
It can also be massed in the shrub border and effective in shady woodland areas. It is very winter hardy and drought tolerant.
Green Mound attracts birds and butterflies.
*Tolerates Full Sun to Dense Shade
*Winter Hardy and Drought Tolerant
*Excellent Fall Color
|Family||Ribes alpinum 'Green Mound'|
|Mature Height||3 - 4 feet|
|Mature Spread||2 - 3 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Partial Sun|
|Flower Color||Greenish, Yellow|